KDS Monitors Now Exclusively Available Via PC Components Distributor ASI

KDS brand is celebrating its 10 year anniversary with a new strategy and exclusive distribution through ASI

KDS, a prominent provider of affordable, high -quality monitors, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with leading computer components distributor ASI Corporation. The agreement makes the entire line of KDS LCD and CRT monitors exclusively available through ASI's sales network in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. The agreement is effective April 3, 2006.


"Adding the prestige, capability, and resources of ASI to our sales efforts is a tremendous asset for us," remarked Michael Ycaza, Vice President of Sales. "They are well respected and a definite leader in their field." Mr. Ycaza added, "We greatly anticipate successful results stemming from consistent availability and excellent pricing ASI will be offering to resellers that want to buy KDS monitors."

"The KDS brand is celebrating its 10 year anniversary with a new strategy and exclusive distribution through ASI," remarked Erin Rippee, Vice President of Marketing. "Utilizing ASI as our exclusive distributor will allow resellers to purchase KDS monitors where our efforts are focused, and can provide them with the best display solution" added Rippee.

The ultra -thin K Series LCD monitors, include models 15" K5b, 17" K72b, and 19" wide K9bw.
All K Series LCD monitors are housed in stylish black cabinets that contain the latest in LCD technology featuring; 8ms response time, 500:1 contrast ratio and a resolution of 1280x1024. K Series monitors will save precious desktop space and save money by conserving energy.

The contemporary Xtreme Flat CRT monitors provide users with an affordable computer display for both business and home usage. The line includes three models: XF -7bg, XF -7bl, and XF -7x. Each model has a 17" (16"VIS) flat picture tubes that offers straighter lines, and greatly reduced glare, making it easier on the eyes. Each support resolutions up to 1280 x 1024, have a .25mm dot pitch and are PC and MAC compatible.

All KDS products sold by ASI will be covered by the KDS KARES advanced replacement service. The KARES service provides advanced product replacement, before the defect unit is returned to KDS.
The KARES program is offered for the first 45 days of purchase and dramatically reduces the user's system downtime.

"We look forward to being associated with KDS and offering the entire KDS product line exclusively through ASI," stated Brian Paterson, VP of Sales and Marketing, U.S. at ASI. "Their monitors are truly outstanding and will fit very well into our product offerings. KDS's emphasis on quality, product support, and customer service is in lockstep with our own beliefs and channel support"

About ASI Corp
ASI Corp. is a leading wholesale component and peripheral products distributor founded in 1987 to service the integration needs of value added resellers in North America and Asia. The company's 20 North American offices focus on the immediate delivery of over 80 vendor's lines to approximately 26,000 VARS. The company is a leading distributor for the following vendors: AMD, ASUS, ATI, Creative Labs, ECS, Intel, LG Electronics, Microsoft, Seagate, Sony, Samsung, ViewSonic and Western Digital.

About the KDS Brand
Founded in 1995, KDS is a leading brand of affordable, high -quality LCD and CRT computer monitors that are geared toward corporate, government, education, and personal applications. All KDS monitors are designed and sold based on four basic principles: functionality, reliability, value, and service. The underlying commitment of the KDS brand is to offer quality built, functional products, at affordable prices, backed up by helpful service. Since its inception, a decade ago, KDS has been committed to positive relationships with all of its consumers, whether a large corporation or a private individual. It does this by striving to understand the interests and concerns of those who use KDS monitors, while treating them with respect, courtesy, and consideration.

The company is headquartered in Garden Grove, CA. For more information, visit its website at www.kdsusa.com.


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Contact:
Carol Warren
Antarra Communications
(714) 891 -3660
cwarren@antarra.com

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